Once again The Big Lemon will be running coaches to Lewes Bonfire. Lewes Bonfire is one of the biggest in the country, there are six societies putting on five separate parades and firework displays on the 5th, and this can mean 3,000 people taking part in the celebrations, and up to 80,000 spectators attending in the small market town with a permanent population of just 16,000.
Careful travel planning is essential for Lewes Bonfire because on bonfire night a lot of the roads are closed and you can’t park anywhere. Buses and trains are difficult too, because on bonfire night everyone and their dog wants to go to Lewes.
With The Big Lemon you can reserve a seat on a dedicated coach that will take you direct to the heart of the action and give you a guaranteed seat on the way home too 🙂
Coaches leave from Old Steine, Lewes Road (by Elm Grove), Lewes Road Bus Garage and Falmer (adj Sussex University on the A27)
Departure Date & Times
Monday 5 November 2018; 1630 & 1830
*IMPORTANT* Due to the road closures in Lewes we are sadly unable to get passengers any closer then the Ashcombe Roundabout. This is a 15 – 20 minute walk into central Lewes. The road closures end at 2300 so all coach returns will be from Cliffe Industrial Estate, Lewes BN8 6JL. All coach tickets purchased guarantee a seat on board our coaches.
Old Steine Stop D @ 1630 & 1830
opp Bottom of Elm Grove @ 1640 & 1840
opp Lewes Road Bus Garage @ 1650 & 1850
A27 adj Sussex University (opp Falmer Station) @ 1700 & 1900
2300 & 0030 from Cliffe Industrial Estate, Lewes BN8 6JL
Adults: £10, Under 16s: £5 (All tickets are return tickets)
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Terms & Conditions of Travel:
Please be at the departure point at least 15 minutes before departure
We reserve the right to use a different vehicle from the ones advertised if required for any reason
We will not be liable for any loss or inconvenience resulting from delays to the journey (Sorry!)
If You Can’t Go:
We regret that all tickets are non-refundable. However you are welcome to sell your tickets to others, please just notify of us in the change of names. Please print a copy of your confirmation email to pass on to the new ticket-holder.
What You Can Expect from Us:
The Big Lemon has a reputation for providing a friendly, personal service, and you can be confident that we will always do our best to ensure you have a fantastic time.
In the event of traffic delay, breakdown, or other event beyond our control we will keep you informed at all times and work non-stop to put it right. If we keep you waiting we will do our best to furnish you with complementary refreshments in the meantime. We promise that we will always look after you.
If you are dissatisfied with any aspect of the service, please let us know what is wrong and how we can put it right.
What Others Have Said About Our Service:
“Great service! The driver was amazingly accommodating and went out of his way to help people”
“The Big Lemon service was so brilliant and perfect that it made the weekend EVEN better!”
We hope you enjoy travelling with us!